Recently, one of our members was working in the corridor and discovered something disappointing: Graffiti artists have been tagging under one of the road crossings along the wildlife corridor.
These swallow mud nests have been ‘tagged’ as well. The paint is clearly visible on the nests.
Swallow mud nests are visible at top of wall
Spray paint is not healthy for baby swallows!
It’s pretty terrible that just when wildlife might be getting a chance by having this wildlife corridor in place, their future would be compromised by a senseless act of painting on their nesting sites!
Consider this an open letter to the public to never spray paint on or near wildlife!
This week marks the groundbreaking of the central part of the Coast To Cleveland Wildlife Corridor. The OC Great Park Wildlife Corridor will link the southern and northern portions of the corridor, and represents the successful collaboration between FivePoint, The City of Irvine, and Laguna Greenbelt, Inc. and its coalition partners.
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Photo Credit: OC Register